Media Studies Minor

A minor in Media Studies consists of 18 credit hours.

Required Courses:
COMM 1050Introduction to Mass Communication3
MEDIA ST 2235Media Theory3
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to Advertising
Introduction to Broadcasting and Digital Media
Select one of the following:3
Introduction to News Writing
Advertising Copywriting
Broadcast Writing and Reporting
Elective courses6
Total Hours18

The elective courses may consist of any media studies course or any communication course that counts towards the media studies major as either an elective or a requirement. At least 3 credit hours must be at the 3000 level or above. At least 9 of the 18 hours required for the minor must be taken at UMSL.

Students must earn at least a C for all media studies courses applied to the minor. A minimum GPA of 2.50 is required in the minor.